By Peter Andrew – ConservativeAmerican.org – Leading the way Right.
Ready for Hillary Clinton? As we head back into a more active war in Iraq, numerous commentators are blaming the lack of a status of forces agreement in Iraq. Because there was no such agreement, we did not follow the advice of our general’s and leave thousands of troops in place in Iraq.
Did you know that’s Hillary Clinton’s fault?
8/29/14 – As ISIS grows stronger and threatens to carry out attacks on U.S. soil, critics say Obama and Clinton should have left troops in Iraq. The American Thinker makes a very interesting observation: “Clinton and Obama’s most lasting legacy may be the slaughter in the Middle-East. Clinton was Secretary of State when the U.S. pulled all troops out of Iraq, the first inexplicable and obvious mistake that opened the door for the Islamic State (“IS,” a/k/a the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a/k/a the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)). IS began as an insurgent group in Iraq, a former al-Qaeda affiliate supposedly ostracized for being too extreme. Once U.S. troops left Iraq in 2011, IS expanded rapidly. Clinton now claims she opposed Obama’s decision to withdraw all troops from Iraq. Some insiders corroborate parts of her story, including James Jeffrey, who was Ambassador to Iraq at the time. However, Obama’s rationalization for the precipitate troop withdrawal was that there was no Status of Forces agreement between the U.S. and Iraq, and leaving troops on the ground without such an agreement created legalistic dangers to U.S. troops to go along with the kinetic ones. While Clinton has blamed Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki for failing to reach an SFA, it was her job as Secretary of State to negotiate an agreement and she failed to do so.”
I actually saw an idiot on the road in Wisconsin today with a “I’m Ready for Hillary” bumper sticker.